International

News > International > Iran official: 39 killed, 9 hurt in plane crash

Iran official: 39 killed, 9 hurt in plane crash

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian transportation official says 39 people were killed and nine wounded when a regional passenger plane crashed Sunday while taking off from the capital, Tehran. Deputy Minister of Transportation Ahmad Majidi provided the latest casualty figures in an appearance on state TV. The channel had earlier reported that all 48 people onboard had died. The Sepahan Air Iran-140 regional plane crashed near Tehran's Mehrabad airport shortly after takeoff on its way to Tabas, a town in eastern Iran.

International

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Sweden's foreign minister is hardly the first diplomat to raise concerns about...
BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — Suspected Boko Haram extremists attacked polling stations and destroyed election material...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Just four percent of emergency work in Syria for Palestinians has been funded...
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's prime minister said Sunday a leading suspect in a deadly museum attack on foreign...
CAIRO (AP) — Arab League member nations formally announced on Sunday an agreement to form a joint military force...